She is seeking: Science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction, young adult. Lindsay is actively building her client list with Emerald City Literary Agency. The post New Literary Agent Alert: Lindsay Mealing of Emerald City Literary appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
You said that I was trying to turn you into a thriller when you were really a literary novel. You wanted character; I knew agents wanted plot. We fought. The post Dear Novel: On Breaking Up with Your Manuscript appeared first on The Millions.
Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Gill McLay of Bath Literary Agency) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. About Gill: Gill graduated with a Publishing and Marketing degree from Oxford Brookes University in 1996. Show More Summary
She is seeking: She specializes in literary fiction, and wants to continue building a narrative nonfiction list in the genres of historical biography, memoir, business, and science. The post New Literary Agent Alert: Christina Clifford of Union Literary appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
She is seeking young adult fiction (many subgenres), middle grade, literary and magical realism, and much more. Alexandra is actively building her client list and seeking new writers. The post New Literary Agent Alert: Alexandra Weiss of Jennifer De Chiara Literary appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
James Sie, debut author of STILL LIFE LAS VEGAS (Aug. 2015, St. Martin's Press), shares how he used various resources to guide him in his path to an agent. The post How I Got My Literary Agent: James Sie appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
Sarah Paulson has signed on to play a literary agent named Dorothy Olding.
Behind every great rebel, there’s a great literary agent who, hm … catches them, maybe? Look, this Rebel in the Rye title doesn’t really work for a biopic of J.D. Salinger, because you can’t just replace any one word in a famous literary title and arrive at something witty (unless ... More »
Actively Seeking: interested primarily in nonfiction—especially narrative journalism, current affairs, pop culture, music, business and technology—as well as titles with strong book-to-film/TV potential. The post New Literary Agent Alert: Albert Lee of Zachary Shuster Harmsworth appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
Tex Thompson, author of ONE NIGHT IN SIXES (July 2014, Solaris), shares how she found her agent at a writer's conference and obtained representation. The post How I Got My Literary Agent: Tex Thompson appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
She is seeking: historical fiction (in all genres), women’s / book club / upmarket fiction, romance (particularly historical, suspenseful, or with a comedic bent), mysteries (particularly historical or cozy, or historical cozies), and narrative nonfiction in the areas of social history, archaeology, art history, material culture, etc. Show More Summary
Debut author Andrew Roe—THE MIRACLE GIRL (April 2015, Algonquin)—shares his journey to finding an agent and publishing his novel. The post How I Got My Literary Agent: Andrew Roe appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
"Now it would probably be a no-no to date someone who basically worked for you," best-selling author Auletta says of his early romance with book agent Urban, his wife of 39 years. read more
She is seeking: Middle Grade: Fantasy, Paranormal, Sci-fi. Young Adult: Fantasy (all sub genres of fantasy accepted), Steampunk, Sci-Fi, Paranormal, Historical (19th century and earlier with strong heroines), Dystopian (hold the cyborgs,...Show More Summary
Gay Talese, icon of New Journalism and nervy chronicler of celebrity sinuses, is the latest silver-maned literary lion to wander into Twitter’s crosshairs. He sparked a controversy last Friday when it was widely reported that he hadShow More Summary
Sloan Harris and Esther Newberg, partners/co-heads of ICM's publishing department, which helped bring 'Steve Jobs' and 'Black Mass' to the screen, also reveal their dream celebrity memoir (Clint Eastwood) and why Newberg's favorite book is by a Yankee. read more
She is seeking: Lori seeks cookbook authors with a strong point of view, a solid grounding in their field, and a talent for motivating cooks of all stripes to get into the kitchen. She is also on the lookout for compelling narratives about food and drink, whether memoir or cultural commentary, serious or steeped in humor. Show More Summary
Amber Brock, author of debut novel A FINE IMITATION (May 3, 2016, Crown), shares her long journey to representation and eventual publication. The post How I Got My Literary Agent: Amber Brock appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
Elise is seeking: romance and all of its subgenres, women's fiction, paranormal, mystery including clever cozy mysteries, thrillers, historical fiction, commercial literary fiction, and some YA. She is particularly drawn to stories that...Show More Summary
Pamela Skjolsvik, author of DEATH BECOMES US (Dec. 2015) shares her process to obtaining an agent and trying to sell her debut novel. The post How I Got My Literary Agent: Pamela Skjolsvik appeared first on WritersDigest.com.